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Anvita Abbi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anvita Abbi Abbi at Indian Institute of Technology Madras . Born 9 January 1949 Agra , United Provinces , Dominion of India Occupation Scholar and linguist Awards Padma Shri Rashtriya Lok Bhasha Sammaan All India Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship Gold Medal - Delhi University SOAS Leverhume Professor Max Planck Institute Visiting Scientist/> Kenneth Hale Award - Linguistic Society of America (2015) Website www.andamanese.net Professor Anvita Abbi (born 9 January 1949) is an Indian linguist and scholar of minority languages, known for her studies on tribal languages and other minority languages of South Asia. The Government of India honoured her, in 2013, by awarding her the Padma Shri , the fourth highest civilian award, for her contributions to the field of linguistics . Biography Anvita Abbi was born on 9 January 1949, in Agra , the land of Taj Mahal , in family that had produced a number of Hindi writers. After schooling a